RAIL RUNNER EXPRESS
Join us on Saturday, November 25 for the opening night of the Bugg Lights display at the Harvey House Museum in Belen. This free, family-friendly event will feature a dazzling array of holiday lights, beautifully decorated trees, and whimsical characters at the Harvey House, as well as a parade and holiday festival on Belen’s Main Street!
Expanded Schedule & Free Shuttles! Visitors from north of Belen are encouraged to take the Rail Runner. There will be an additional southbound train for the event, as well as free shuttles.
NEW MEXICO MUSEUM OF ART
Photo Blair Clark
Karl Baden, Untitled (Selective Tones), 1983
Split-toned gelatin silver print, from negative with applied cliché-verre, 12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in.
Photo Jamey Stillings
Susan York, Floating Column, 2008
Solid graphite. Collection of the Lannan Foundation
After being closed since mid-September for an extensive renovation, on the 25th of this month the New Mexico Museum of Art reopens launching its Centennial year celebration. Two exhibitions, one, Contact: Local to Global, highlights some world famous leading figures in art who have lived and worked in the region, and the other, Shifting Light : Photographic Perspectives, a twenty-first century perspective on the museum’s engagement with photography.
…and other upcoming events at the UNM Art Museum.
Tune into ¡COLORES! New Mexico PBS to watch an interview with the curator of “Frida Kahlo – Her Photos. In this segment Pablo Ortiz-Monasterio shares how these photographs, which lay hidden in the Frida Kahlo Museum for over 50 years, expand our understanding of her life and art.
¡COLORES! is a weekly art series with stories devoted to the creative spirit. The series features local and national stories about film, visual and performing arts, theater, photography, literature, painting, sculpture, poetry and dance.
INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN INDIAN ARTS
Please join the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in a special evening with IAIA A-i-R artists, Erica Lord (Athabaskan), Peter Williams (Yup’ik) and Ryan Feddersen (Confederated Tribes of Colville). The IAIA Artist-in- Residence (A-i-R) Programs host artists for residencies taking place on the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico, during the academic year.
A Discussion of Fashion, Photography, and Art in Public Spaces
Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 5:30 -7:00pm
MoCNA Project Lab 2nd Floor
This event is free to the public.
Projectile points are one of the most iconic images of archaeology in the American Southwest. This exhibition focuses on some of the projectile points that are commonly found here in New Mexico from Paleoindian times (13,500 years ago), through the Archaic, and into Puebloan times (1,260 to 110 years ago) as well as some of the exotic points that have come to New Mexico from California and Texas.
The exhibit discusses how archaeologists classify points, why they change through time, and how illegal collection of points can impact the archaeological record.
This exhibit opens on International Archaeology Day on Saturday October 21, 2017 at the Center for New Mexico Archaeology (7 Old Cochiti Road).
The exhibit is open to the public Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on holidays running from now through Oct 1, 2018
For more information, contact Andy Albertson at 476-1271 or Andrew.Albertson@state.nm.us